Our researchers contribute to a wide range of journals.

Some of our publications can be found referenced below.


Allmendinger P and Haughton G (2017) Alternative planning spaces, in Deas I and Hincks S (eds) Territorial Policy and Governance: alternative paths.Routledge, pp 73-91.

Deas, I. and Hincks, S. (eds.) (2017) Territorial Policy and Governance: Alternative Paths, London: Routledge.

Haughton G (2017) Environmental Planning, The International Encyclopaedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology, DOI: 10.1002/9781118786352.wbieg0668

Hincks, S, Deas, I. and Haughton, G. (2017) Real geographies, real economies and soft spatial imaginaries: creating a ‘more than Manchester’ region, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 41(4), 642-657

Morrison, R.; Handley, J. and Barker, A. (2017) Systems, habitats or places? evaluating the potential role of landscape character assessment in operationalising the ecosystem approach, Submitted to Journal of Landscape Research. Status: In Press.

Pinto, N., Antunes, A. P. and Roca, J. (2017) ‘Computers , Environment and Urban Systems Applicability and calibration of an irregular cellular automata model for land use change’, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. Elsevier Ltd, 65, pp. 93–102. doi: 10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2017.05.005. 

Qiao, M., (2017), Urbanisation the Chinese Way, Book review of China’s Urban Century: Governance, Environment and Socio-Economic Imperative, edited by Francois Gipouloux, 2015, Edward Elgar., Built Environment Vol 43, No. 1, p.156-157.

Qiao, M. The Challenges of Sustainability and Well-being in the Context of Rapid Urbanisation: The Situation in Beijing, Urban Transformation Blog, July 2017 (BLOG)

Robson, B. (2017) ‘Cross-checking: a method to test the comprehensiveness of Pigot’s nineteenth-century plans of Manchester & Salford’, The Cartographic Journal, 54, 115-25. 

Sykes, O., & Schulze Bäing, A. (2017). Regional and territorial development policy after the 2016 EU referendum–Initial reflections and some tentative scenarios. Local Economy, 32(3), 240-256. 

Thanos, S., Kamargianni, M., Schäfer, A.W. (2017), Car travel demand: spillovers and asymmetric price effects in a spatial setting. Transportation Science, in press 

Wang L, and Shen JF. (2017) The Challenge of Spatial Plan Coordination in Urban China: The Case of Suzhou City. Urban Policy and Research 35, 2: 180-198. 

White, I. and Haughton, G. (2017) Risky times: hazard management and the tyranny of the present, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 22, 412-419 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2017.01.018 

Wong, C. Wang, Z. Deng, Z. Li and J. Chen. (2017) Urban resilience indicator analysis of Beijing’s social-economic-ecological system for implication to Xiongan New Special Zone, Journal of Cleaner Production.

Wong, C. Baker, M. and Baing, A. (2017) Mapping overlays can identify potential policy synergies, benefits and conflicts as well as helping investment decisions, Land Journal, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors March-April 2017: 18-19

Yuan F, Gao J, Wang L, & Cai Y. (2017). Co-location of manufacturing and producer services in Nanjing, China. Cities, 63, 81-91.


Ziafati Bafarasat, A. and Baker, M. (2016) ‘Strategic spatial planning under regime governance and localism: Experiences from the North West of England’, Town Planning Review, 87, 6, 681-703.

Ziafati Bafarasat, A. and Baker, M. (2016) ‘Building consensus for network power? Some reflections on strategic spatial planning in the North West region of England’, Environment & Planning C: Government & Policy, 34, 5, 900-926.

Haughton G, Gilchrist A and Swyngedouw E. (2016) ‘Rise like lions after slumber’: dissent, protest and (post)politics in Manchester, Territory, Politics, Governance. 4:4, 472-491, DOI: 10.1080/21622671.2016.1141705 

Haughton, G, and Deas, I, Hincks S, and Ward K (2016) Mythic Manchester: Devo Manc, the Northern Powerhouse and rebalancing the English economy, Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 9.2, 355-370 doi:10.1093/cjres/rsw004  


Wong, C. (2014) ‘城市繁荣指数体系:指标、分析及政策的联结’, Urban Planning International, (Chinese translation by Chengguo Zhang of ‘A framework for City Prosperity Index: linking indicators, analysis and policy’, Habitat International, 45, Part 1: 3-9).


Baker, M. and Wong, C. (2013) ‘The delusion of strategic spatial planning: what’s left after the Labour government’s English regional experiment?’ Planning Practice and Research, 28(1), 83-103.

Barker, A. and Jones, C. (2013) ‘A critique of the performance of EIA within the offshore oil and gas sector’ Environmental Impact Assessment Review 43, 31-39.

Deas, I. and Doyle, J. (2013) ‘Building community capacity under ‘austerity urbanism’: stimulating, supporting and maintaining resident engagement in neighbourhood regeneration in Manchester’ Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal 6 (4): 365-380.

Deas, I. (2013) ‘Towards post-political consensus in urban policy? Localism and the emerging agenda for regeneration under the Cameron government’ Planning Practice and Research, 28 (1): 65-82.

Haughton, G. and Hincks, S. (2013) ‘Austerity Planning’ Town and Country Planning, 82 (1), 23-28.

Hincks, S. and Baker, M. (2013) ‘Housing market areas and the strategic planning of housing in England’, Town Planning Review, 84(1), 127-152.

Hincks, S., Leishman, C. and Watkins, C. (2013) ‘Planning and Housing: concepts policy instruments and market analysis’ Town Planning Review, 84 (1), 1-8.

Hincks, S., Webb, B. and Wong, C. (2013) ‘Fragility and Recovery: Housing, Localities and Uneven Spatial Development in the UK’ Regional Studies (in press)

Kingston, R. (in press) ‘Public Participation in Geocomputation’ in Geocomputation: A Practical Primer, ed. Chris Brunsdon and Alex Singleton, London: Sage.

Sandham, L.A, van Heerden, A.J., Jones, C.E., Retief, F.P. and Morrison-Saunders, A.N. (2013) ‘Does enhanced regulation improve EIA report quality? Lessons from South Africa’ Environmental Impact Assessment Review 38: 155-162.

Viitanen, J. and Kingston, R. (forthcoming) ‘Smart Cities and green growth – outsourcing democratic and environmental resilience to the global technology sector’. Environment and Planning A.


Cavan, G. and Kingston, R. (2012) ‘Development of a climate change vulnerability and risk assessment tool for urban areas’ International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, 3(3) : 253-269.

Deas, I., Hincks, S., Webb, B., and Schulze Bäing, A. (2012) Migration and geographical mobility in European cities. Unpublished: Eurocities.

Hincks, S. (2012) ‘Understanding Change in Deprived Neighbourhoods: Towards and Integrated Spatial Framework’.  London, Nuffield Foundation.

Hincks, S. and Baker, M. (2012) ‘A Critical Reflection on Housing Market Area Definition in England’ Housing Studies, 27 (7), 873-897.

Wong, C. (2012), ‘指标的抉择:概念、方法与应用’, Urban Planning International (UPI), 27 (2): 4-15 (Chinese translation of ‘Indicators at the crossroads: ideas, methods and applications’, Town Planning Review, 74(3): 253-279.

Wong, C. and Baing, A. (2012) ‘Brownfield residential development: what happens to the most deprived neighbourhoods in England?’ Urban Studies, 49(14): 2986-3005.

Wong, C., Jones, C., Coombes, M.  (2012)  ‘A System of National Tiered Housing Market Areas and Spatial Planning’ Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 39(3):518 – 532.

Wong, C. and Qian, H. (2012) ‘Master Planning under Urban-Rural Integration: the case of Nanjing, China?’ Urban Policy and Research, 30(4): 403-422.

Wong, C. and Rae, A. (2012) ‘Monitoring spatial planning policies: towards an analytical, adaptive and spatial approach to a wicked problem’, Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 39: 880 – 896.

Wong, C., Baker, M., Hincks, S., Schultz-Baing, A. and Webb, B. (2012) ‘Why we need to thing strategically and spatially’, Town and Country Planning, 81(10), 437-440.

Wong, C., Baker, M., Hincks, S., Schultz Baing, A. and Webb, B. (2012) ‘All Mapped Out?’ New Start, 501, 14-15.